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Resistance lasts with second Women’s March

Resistance lasts with second Women’s March

Praveena Somasundaram, Features Editor

January 26, 2018

“One year later, and we still persist,” “The future is nasty” and “Our body, our mind, our power” are just a few of the phrases that were written on signs as thousands of people participated in Women’s Marches on the anniversary of President Trump’s inauguration. If there’s one good...

Kneeling controversy opens student response

Kneeling controversy opens student response

Shania Lao, Staff Writer

November 10, 2017

“I will not take a knee if my team doesn’t,” said first-year  and Guilford’s own center-mid soccer player Laszlo van Straelen after asked about his views on the recent #TakeAKnee protest. The protest has become a rippling campaign that has recently shined a light on the recent police brutality...

National Football League players take a knee to highlight racial justice in the US

National Football League players take a knee to highlight racial justice in the US

Courtney Cubberley and Lila Karp

October 6, 2017

All eyes were on Colin Kaepernick as he took a knee during the national anthem at a 2016 preseason game. Kaepernick, then the San Francisco 49ers quarterback, chose to take a knee in order to highlight racial injustice and police brutality against African-Americans in the U.S. Now, in the middle of...

Greensboro protests for climate, environment

Abe Kenmore, Opinion Editor

May 7, 2017

Bluegrass from the University of North Carolina Greensboro’s Old Time Ensemble welcomed a modest, but enthusiastic, crowd of protestors to Greensboro’s central park on Saturday, April 29, for the Greensboro People’s Rally for Climate, Jobs and Justice. “Most of our states, most of our cities,...

News in Brief

News in Brief

Aarushi Ahuja, Staff Writer

May 5, 2017

Venezuela Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro supports rewriting the national constitution. His proposal would reorganize the existing legislative body and change the election system to “direct and secret vote” by this new body according to Al Jazeera. These changes were announced at a Caracas...

News in Brief

News in Brief

Ian Penny, World and Nation Editor

April 28, 2017

Brazil On April 25, indigenous people protesting in Brasília, Brazil, clashed with police officers. About 4,000 people attended the protest, which concerned legislation about indigenous land rights. Farmers and native groups have clashed in recent months. “We carried 200 coffins symbolizing the...

Students stand in solidarity with protesters in Charlotte

Clare Forrister and Nellie Vinograd

September 21, 2016

  Update: 9-22-16 at 10:35 p.m. Protests continue tonight and will likely continue through the weekend. A Guilford student protester was arrested last night at approximately 9 p.m., one of many protesters who were jailed. The student has now been released with the help of organizers, wh...

#HandsUpWalkOut: students protest with Ferguson

#HandsUpWalkOut: students protest with Ferguson

Allison DeBusk, Managing Editor

December 5, 2014

“Mike Brown didn’t have to die. We all know the reason why. The system is guilty.” This was just one of the chants that echoed through campus on Dec. 1 as students dressed in mourning black marched through campus. Guilford College students organized a walkout to commemorate Michael Brown,...

Local GuilCo Hero Pumpernickel peacefully protests for world peace

March 28, 2014

Disclaimer: This story is a part of our April Fool’s edition, The Goofordian. This story was created by Guilfordian staff and is not based in fact. One student wants to change the world   Senior James Pumpernickel has big plans: change the world. As an Environmental Studies and Peac...